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Clem Monroe Beck

March 14, 1942 ~ May 5, 2022 (age 80)


Clem Monroe Beck, 80, of Walkersville, passed away on Thursday, May 5, 2022 at Autumn Lake Healthcare at Glade Valley, Walkersville.  He was the husband of the late Mary Frances Nikirk Beck. Born on March 14, 1942, in Oxford, WV, he was the son of James  Beck and Athlea (Smith) Beck.

Clem served in the US Navy during the Vietnam War, having been stationed on the USS Forrestal Air Craft Carrier during the highly publicized 1967 fire.  He was a member of the Fleet Reserve Association Branch #142 and was a life member of VFW 3554 in West Virginia, American Legion Post #69 in Florida as well as the AMVETS Post #2 in Frederick.  Mr. Beck was a sales representative for Radiometer America from 1973 to 1998 and enjoyed golfing.

Mr. Beck is survived by his children: Helen Hughes and husband John, Terri Griffith and husband Terry, and Eric Beck and wife Jennifer; step-children: Glenna Stup, Charles Barker, Jr. and wife Terry, and Steven Barker and wife Deanna; grand-children Christopher Webb and wife Neha, Kaitlin Hughes Hogan and husband Ed, Meghan Hughes Rosen and husband Ben, Nichole Griffith Vanderhuff and husband Jesse, Jacob Griffith, Angela Beck, Kristen Beck and Elijah Beck; step-grandchildren: Edgar Stup, Jr. and wife Kendall, Timothy Stup, Cari Stup Jordan and husband Olock, Sr., Corey Barker and wife Paige and Ami Barker Naugle and husband Jake.  He is also survived by his great-grand-children: Wyatt, Riley, Olock, Jr., Mason, Stevie, Amari Monroe, Xander, Jack, Calvin, Fynn and Bonnie; a sister, Julia Collins; his brothers: James Beck and wife Virginia, Eddy Beck and wife Brenda and Earl Beck and wife Donna as well as many nieces, nephews and extended family members.  In addition to his wife and parents, he was preceded in death by a grandson, Bradley Barker.

A graveside service will be held at Mt. Olivet Cemetery on Friday, May 20, 2022 at 1:00 PM.  Those wishing to attend should assemble at the FSK Chapel in the front of the cemetery by 12:45 PM.

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Graveside Service
May 20, 2022

1:00 PM
Mount Olivet Cemetery
515 South Market Street
Frederick, MD 21701

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